Other Procedures on the Mediastinum CPT® Code range 39499- 39499

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Mediastinum 39499-39499 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 39499- 39499
Other Procedures on the Mediastinum
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